Pine River Boat Club
General Spring Meeting Minutes
Sunday May 23, 2004
Clubhouse, Lurgan Beach
Attendance: 23 members
1) Call to order 10:33 am
2) Commodore Richard Heath in the chair
3) Approval of the Minutes of the previous meeting.
The Secretary read the minutes of the previous general meeting. In addition the
minutes of the two previous executive meetings were read for information.. The
Secretary announced that share certificates earned as of September 2003 were
available from the Secretary.
Be it Resolved That the minutes of August 31, 2003 General Meeting be approved.
Moved Gordon Cale Seconded Renzo Marcone Carried
4) Treasurers Report: The Treasurer read a report of the current financial
status and provided copies to members present. As of May 20, 2004 ... see
Treasurer for details
Be it Resolved That the Treasure’s Report be approved.
Moved Liliane Nolan Seconded Scott Montgomery Carried
5) Offices’ Reports:
a) Vice Commodore:
Paul reported on the progress he has made with crafting a Mission Statement . He
restated an explanation of the purpose and value of a Mission Statement and
requested input from members. He will bring a statement to the Fall meeting for
Paul introduced new members present to the meeting and welcomed them to the
b) Rear Commodore: Progress
c) Fleet Captain:
Dave asked the members present to fill out a questionnaire dealing with amongst
other issues the level of interest in a fish cleaning station. Dave discussed
issues relating to the organization of the Corn roast and BBQ.
d) Harbour Masters’:
The Harbour Masters will be speaking to members with floating docks to ensure
that the docks do not create a hazard.
There are spaces on the South Side but the North is full. Members were urged to
see that they have put their name on their docks. At this time the range lights
are not functioning but will be shortly. The South ram dock needs work and
members were asked not to walk on it.
6) Other Business: Discussion ranged over several related issues.
Clean Up Day. An update was given on Township plans for cleaning up the beach.
Environment Committee: Herb Millard was acknowledged as our environmental
committee representative. He will be working with Dave Hyman who represents the
Point Clark Beach Association on the Township committee. Dave addressed several
environmental issues dealing with water quality and testing. A member raised a
concern with an issue of standing water at Bruce Beach.
Relations with Neighbours: Herb Millard raised the need to maintain a positive
relationship with the club’s neighbours. He suggested that a single person be
given the responsibility of being the contact person. It was felt that was the
responsibility of the Harbour Masters. Paul Proudfoot suggested the matter be
referred to the Directors.
Motion arising from the Report of the Harbour Masters.
Be it Resolved That the club purchase an extension ladder for access to the
South side range lights.
Moved Howard Madill Seconded Herb Millard Carried Action Howard Madill
Be it Resolved That the meeting adjourn.
Moved Paul Proudfoot Seconded Crawford Heritage Carried
The meeting terminated at 11:20 a.m.
Gordon Cale, Secretary